Written by Andrew Ottoson Thursday, 27 December 2007 04:24Marion’s Justin Heidebrecht glides in uncontested for two of his career-high 22 points against Sterling on Tuesday. Courtesy photo by Jim Versch
The Marion boys used a 24-12 outburst in the second quarter to flatten the Sterling Black Bears Tuesday night. The Warriors carried a nine-point lead into halftime and cruised to a 67-46 win.
Sterling led 9-6 after one quarter despite struggling against Marion’s press. The Warriors struggled to score off the turnovers they...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Thursday, 27 December 2007 04:15The Marion girls lost to Sterling on Tuesday, 53-47.
“This is a game we should have won,” coach Randy Savage said. “We played well enough to win for three quarters, but we gave it away at the end.”
The Warriors carried a 36-32 lead into the fourth quarter, extended it to a 9-point advantage, but “folded down the stretch,” according to Savage.
“We took bad shots, shots that were out of the flow of the offense and out of rhythm, and we made some bad passes after Sterling tied it up,” Savage said.
“The main thing is, we have to box out, and we have to avoid unforced turnovers,” he added. “I hope this loss is one we can learn a lot from.”
Lindsay Hett led the Warriors with 14 points and Julia Zeiner scored...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Thursday, 27 December 2007 04:12Goessel
Hutchinson Trinity defeated the Bluebirds 57-25 Tuesday night. Kendra Flaming led GHS with 7 points.
A 13-5 Hutch run in the first quarter put the Bluebirds in a deep hole. But Goessel circled the wagons and outscored their opponent 14-12 in the second frame. A 6-point halftime deficit multiplied during the third quarter, as Trinity outscored Goessel 24-2.
Karina Harvey scored 6 points, Jennifer Raymond 5, Jessica Goertzen 4 and Aspen Frey 3 for GHS. Frey recorded a team-high four steals, but Goessel committed 28 turnovers.
The Bluebirds will return to action Jan. 4 at Sedgwick. On Jan. 5, Burrton visits Goessel. The postponed Dec. 14 home game against Argonia will be made up Jan. 28.Peabody-Burns
Remington topped the...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Thursday, 27 December 2007 04:06Goessel
Hutchinson Trinity defeated the Bluebirds 53-31 on Tuesday, jumpingto a 22-7 first-quarter advantage that grew to 48-24 after threequarters.
Weston Hiebert led GHS with 8 points on 4-for-7 shooting. Austin Unruh scored 7 points, Travis Fensky 5, Cameron Voth 4 and Craig Banman, Kendall Voth and Nathan Ensz 2 each. Goessel committed 26 turnovers.
The Bluebirds return to competition Jan. 4 at Sedgwick. On Jan. 5, Burrton visits Goessel with a 7:30 p.m. tip-off. Goessel will host Peabody-Burns Jan. 8.
The postponed Dec. 14 home game against Argonia will be made up at 7:30 p.m Jan. 28.Peabody-Burns
The Warriors defeated Remington 69-54 Tuesday night.
PBHS plays Bennington at home Jan. 4 and Berean on the road Jan. 5. The...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Wednesday, 19 December 2007 07:33Click to buy photo Julia Zeiner goes over Jacey Cullop to score two of her 14 points Friday. Zeiner and the Warriors both got into foul trouble, and the Vikings outscored Marion 20-5 at the line.
The Marion High School girls basketball team was battered by Smoky Valley’s senior guard-forward tandem of Rhys Pihl and Jenna Koch Friday night and absorbed a 77-60 loss in Lindsborg.
Winter wrapped the region in a blanket of snow, but Koch and Pihl were red-hot, combining for 54 points. Pihl led the Vikings with 32 points, while Koch added 22.
No other Viking topped six points, but the eruption from the twosome wiped out double-digit efforts from Marion’s Julia Zeiner, Lindsay Hett and Kayley Heerey.
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